Monthly Archives: December 2015

Will Star Pay take over mobile payments?

Will Starbucks very successful mobile payment solution, soon in a “general” mobile payment version Star Pay, take over mobile payments? Probably not, and as likely as if one of Sweden’s most used mobile payment app Espresso House, would go general … Continue reading

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Payments are hot, hot, hot. Two out of three banks will increase investments in 2016

Investments in mobile payments, contactless cards & virtual cards and in real-time payment transactions will boom in 2016. Banks to take the lead as of Ovum research. I also believe we will see nice growth in inapp mobile payments, digital … Continue reading

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When is Apple Pay coming to your country?

Since the launch of Apple Pay in USA in October 2014 few countries has been added. UK was added in July this year and latest countries launched is Canada and Australia. Apple has also told that it will launch in Singapore, Spain … Continue reading

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Contactless payments set to soar across Europe

Interesting growth in contactless payments in Europe. Data from research house RBR shows that there where 223 million contactless cards in issue in Europe by end of 2014, up 65% from 2013 and representing 15% of all payment cards in circulation. … Continue reading

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Digital wallet war in Sweden is heating up

Today MasterCard has launched its long awaited for digital wallet MasterPass in Sweden. Users can now via its preferred bank, start and use their own digital wallet for a more secure and easy checkout when doing online purchases. Later on … Continue reading

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